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The 24th Annual Dance & Drill Team Showcase

They came. They danced. They rocked!

LA's BEST recently held the 24th Annual Dance & Drill Team Showcase!

More than 3,600 LA’s BEST students from 193 elementary schools gathered in the gymnasium on the campus of Cal State L.A. on May 9th and May 16th to showcase drill team and dance performances which had been polished through hundreds of hours of hard work and dedication.  


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Kids for Peace!

On a peaceful Sunday in Los Angeles, over 350 students from 22 schools joined together as a one. They came from all over the city and represent a variety of communities, but each student had a common goal: peace. 

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Chris Paul & 3,000 Kids Walk It Out!

Imagine getting to work out with role-model and All-Pro Chris Paul, as he prepares for the upcoming NBA season. For 3,000 lucky kids in the LA’s BEST After School Program, today was a dream come true.

Chris Paul taking a selfie with kids

For the third year in a row, Chris Paul’s CP3 Foundation and LA’s BEST partnered to put on a day of fun in the sun to teach kids and their families healthy ways to eat, drink, play and live.

It was a picture-perfect day on Saturday, September 27th at East Los Angles College.  Kids from 60 LA's BEST schools around the city rose early to beat the heat, eat, learn, and play at the 12th Annual Health Festival and CP3K Walk...

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We know how to Celebrate Science!

LA's BEST hosted their 23rd Annual Celebrate Science Fair at California State University of Los Angeles.  Ray Gonzales hosted the event and Dr. Rosaly M. C. Lopes was the featured key note speaker.

Hypothesis after hypothesis, students from 17 LA's BEST schools didn't hold back when sharing their extraordinary science projects.  Each school was represented by a group of 3-4 students, including a presentation from Lowman Elementary School, making it a total of over 60 kids participating.

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LA's BEST Releases the Awesome!

Darth Vader realizes he’s a bully and changes his ways. 

Young astronauts lost in space must overcome fighting and bullying to get back home to earth.  

A spoken word and modern dance piece to Heavy In Your Arms, encourages self-love and identity.

The girls take on the boys in a classic dance-battle and realize it’s okay to be different.

These are just a few of amazing performances...

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